Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010

All the News that's Fit to Strip

Christina Aquilera and Kristen Bell warn that their upcoming movie, Burlesque, will not feature nudity. "There's lot of sexiness and I show a lot of skin but there is no nudity", says Bell.
The movie will be rated PG-13, and will show the more playful teasing side of burlesque.

In other news...

Buddy Collette, who provided music for Lili St. Cyr, passed away at the age of 89.

Baton Rouge, LA needs to change some of their city laws to allow for burlesque shows.

Scarlett James brings back burlesque to Montreal.

A Chicago theatre celebrates the 30th year anniversary of Super Mario Brothers with a burlesque version of the game.

Seattle hosts burlesque show, House of The UnHoly, an all-star line up of dancers, singers, and musicians.

Group gives new meaning to dinner and a show.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010

All the News that's Fit to Strip

The Second Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival took place this weekend. Events included the Queen of Burlesque competition and “Ready, Set Strip”, a show featuring comical acts of burlesque.

The festival featured past and present stars of burlesque including Bambi Jones, pictured left, Wild Cherry, and Georgette Dante.

In other news ...

Dita Von Teese, who is busy promoting her show, Be Cointreauversial, talks about her personal life -- being tied up in bondage is nothing new for this girl.

New book, Banned in Boston, looks at the city's efforts to boot burlesque, books and more.